Triple-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Crystal Passions® Beads and Gold-Plated Brass Beads and Cone


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This three-strand necklace is flattering and easy to wear, complementing many different fashions and necklines. The brilliant stringing combination of crystal beads and gold-plated/finished brass beads and ...

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut the following stringing material:
  • Accu-Flex professional-quality beading wire: one 22-inch length and one 28-inch length
  • 3.5mm round and oval chain:
    • One 22-inch length
    • One 3/4 inch length
    • One 1-inch length
    • One 1-1/4 inch length
    • One 1-1/2 inch length
    • One 1-3/4 inch length

Tassel

STEP 2
String one astral pink 6x5mm butterfly onto one 1-inch headpin then form a simple loop.

String the following onto one 1-inch headpin:
  • One 2.5mm round
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One indicolite 12x8mm mini drop (large end first)
  • One 2.5mm round
Form a simple loop creating a mini drop drop. Repeat to create a total of five mini drop drops.
STEP 3
Attach one mini drop to the first link on one end of the 3/4 inch - 1-3/4 inch lengths of chain. Attach the opposite end of each length of chain to the loop on one 3-inch eyepin.

String onto the eyepin: one 27x9mm flower cone and one 2.5mm round then begin forming a wrapped loop. String the loop on the lobster claw clasp then finish the wrapped loop.

Attach the butterfly drop the hole on the point of the cone.

First Strand

STEP 4
String onto the 22-inch beading wire: one crimp and one Accu-Guard™ wire protector. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the Accu-Guard leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end.

Crimp, then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 5
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One indicolite 6mm round
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One 2.5mm round
  • One astral pink 4x3mm rondelle
  • One 2.5mm round
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
Repeat this sequence to string a total of 30 sets then string one indicolite 6mm round. Repeat Step 4 to secure the strand.

Third Strand

STEP 6
Repeat Step 4 using the 28-inch length of beading wire to begin the third strand.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One 16x2mm round tube
  • One 2.5mm round
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One 5x2mm smooth heishi
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One 2.5mm round
  • One 16x2mm round tube
  • One 2.5mm round
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One indicolite 12x8mm mini drop
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One 2.5mm round
Repeat this sequence to string a total of four sets.
STEP 7
Continue to string the following:
  • One 16x2mm round tube
  • One 2.5mm round
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One 5x2mm smooth heishi
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One 2.5mm round
STEP 8
Continue to string one 38x2mm curved tube then repeat the stringing sequence in Steps 6 and 7 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace.

Repeat Step 4 to secure the strand.
STEP 9
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the first Accu-Guard on the first strand and the top loop on one portion of the slide lock clasp then close. Repeat to attach the first loop on one end of the 22-inch length of chain (Second Strand) to the second loop and the third strand to the third loop on the same portion of the clasp.

Repeat to attach the opposite ends of the strands and chain to the second portion of the clasp.

Tip: Attach the tassel to the necklace to the curved tube on the third strand for a convertible look.

Earrings

STEP 1
String the following onto one 1-inch headpin:
  • One 2.5mm round
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One indicolite 12x8mm mini drop (large end first)
  • One 2.5mm round
Form a simple loop creating a mini drop drop. Repeat to create a total of two mini drop drops.
STEP 2
String the following onto one 1-inch eyepin:
  • One 2.5mm round
  • One astral pink 4x3mm rondelle
  • One 2.5mm round
Form a simple loop creating an astral pink rondelle link. Repeat to create a total of two astral pink rondelle links.
STEP 3
Attach one mini drop drop to the first loop on one astral pink rondelle link then attach one fishhook earwire to the loop on the opposite end.

Repeat to create a second earring.

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